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PBS
Dec 23, 2012 3:30pm PST
. >> clarence, something for us? >> yes. worst politician, clint eastwood, although he is a good actor. >> this is very domestic. i will though it out on a larger scale for you. does that help you any, pat? worst politician 2012 egypt's mohammed morsy. heralded as a states man after his role in mediating the gaza cease fire and plunged his country into chaos by grounding him executive of absolute power which caused an outcry and tried to rush through a constitutional referendum. worst politician. okay. most defining political moment, pat? >> governor chris christie embraces barack obama and hurricane sandy. bye-bye mitt. >> anyway, bye-bye mitt happened earlier than that. the 47% tape that was leaked that had him stating that he didn't have to carry about 47% of the public. also the decision to uphold most of obamacare was another defining political moment. >> when i share eleanor's view, i think that video of obama on that 47% of the american public whom he said were happily dependent on the american government -- >> romney. >> who did i say? >> obama. >> obama. definitely not obama.
PBS
Dec 30, 2012 12:30pm PST
eastwood up there and not know what clint eastwood was going to say has to be the biggest single political blunder of the year. >> why did mike murphy not get involved? >> mitt romney went after mike murphy, according to all reports. he had been responsible, key in his election as governor, but just on the women thing, one point -- mitt romney carried white women's vote 54%-42%. that is a decisive, a decisive victory. >> he carried married women. >> they underestimated this election. they had no idea of the turnout. they were basing it on a turnout -- ty were embedded with george of the bush with whites, with women, but 74% that bush won in 2004 down to 71%. republicans are in serious trouble. >> to reinforce that, they ran higher with whites in 2010. they concluded the wrong thing, but barack obama was not on the ballot in 2010. >> unexplored story of the year -- wte men dropping out -- dropping out of the work force, dropping out of elections, just plain dropping out, getting social security, not doing anything, going hunting, fishing, just not in the game. >> i remember earlier in the y
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 3:00pm PST
tonight. the evening is about to get started. so take a seat before clint eastwood yells at it. sit back and enjoy the show. now, without further adieu, ladies and gentlemen, please welcome your master of ceremonies and the host of "politics nation" u the reverend, al sharpton. >> good evening. i'm al sharpton, host of "politics nation." it's a big night. and we're going to be giving out awards for the high and low points of politics in 2012. to do that, we have a star studded cast of judges. jonathan kapart. victoria difrancesco soto. crystal ball and richard wolf. all looking very elegant this evening, i might say. let's get right to it. let's go right to the first category. let's get started with the best performer in the thriller award. richard, who made the best political move of the year. >> can i be the simon cowell of this panel? okay, here we go. best political move. i am tempts to say the whole obama campaign ground came. the whole people who turned out all of these people to vote. but i don't want to be like "time" person of the year. if it's got to be one person, chris c
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
seat before clint eastwood yells at it. sit back and enjoy the show. without further adieu, ladies and gentlemen, please welcome your master of ceremonies and the host of "politics nation," the reverend al sharpton. >> good evening. and welcome to "the revvie awards." i'm al sharpton and the host of this evening's festivities. it's a big night and we'll be giving out awards for the high and low points of politics in 2012. to do that, we have a star-studded cast of judges. all looking very elegant this evening, i might say. let's get right to it. let's go right to the first cat goir. let's get started with the best performer in the thriller award. ri richard, who made the best political move omt year? >> can i be the simon cowell of this panel? i i i'm tempted to say the woel obama campaign. but i don't want to be, like, time person of the year, it's you. if it had to be one person, chris christie. for having the guts to not just look after new jersey, but, literally, hug a democratic president in the face of everything that he knew his party would reign down on his head. help the presi
WHUT
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
, keynote. >> rose: clint eastwood. >> clint eastwood, it was very good of him to come out. it was good to get hollywood people to come out. he felt strongly about this and he wanted to do it. he spoke as to why he decided to do what he did. >> rose: he made the decision at the last moment didn't he. he saw a chair. >> he asked for a chair. >> rose: he asked for it. at what time. >> as he was standing to go on stage. >> rose: exactly. he came all with this idea. he didn't call you up two days before and said this w ishat we're going to do. >> no, he said -- >> rose: did he say them. >> not in the same format. >> rose: you're being nice. it was just bear enough. >> he did this improv had never been discussed. it's exactly what he said. >> rose: when you saw it happen you knew that the audience did not see some things that you wanted them to see which would define your candidate including the film. >> well two things on this. let me answer. i think that our voters like clint eastwood more than they didn't like clint eastwood. >> rose: most people like college eastwood more than they don't li
FOX News
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
fell off the knowledge. it was clint eastwood and new famous empty chair. suddenly somehow a hollywood actor who was brought in because he had done the ad during the superbowl that seemed to be pro obama, but here he is endorsing mitt romney that was bigger than anything that mitt romney did. that is the most memorable event from a convention that i believe not only did mitt romney stand up but also paul ryan and several hispanics did an excellent job to present a conservative reason to oust president obama. >> nobody remembers the flap over god was going to be on the platform. clint eastwood got all the attention. >> there is a certain rule here. republicans to have learn it. if the whole essence is a tightly choreographed event, then you do that. you put things to help you better, rubio was terrific and videos of the families, those were moving and nobody saw them because they were in the wrong hour, in the middle of it. don't say to clint eastwood, don't go out and wing it. there has been considerable cottage industry of finger pointing. most of loyal campaign ads are blam
WETA
Dec 28, 2012 8:30pm EST
cautious and thought he would win this by default. how we could put clint eastwood up there and not know what clint eastwood was going to say has to be the biggest single political blunder of the year. >> why did mike murphy not get involved in that campaign? them and that money went after mike murphy, according to all reports. he had been responsible, key in his election as governor, but just on the women thing, one. -- mitt romney carried white women's vote 54% to 42%. i mean, that is a decisive, decisive victory. >> he carried married women. >> they underestimated the election, where they felt was they had no idea of the turnout. they were basing it on the turnout of george w. bush -- they ran better than george de b. bush did with white and women, a 77% white george w. bush won in 2004, now down to 71%, and it is going the other way. republicans are in serious trouble. >> but they ran higher with whites in the 2010 election. that caused them to conclude the wrong thing, that -- but barack obama was not on the ballot in 2010. >> unexplored story of the year -- white men dropping
CBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:30am EST
i loved clint eastwood interviewing the empty chair. that was classic. >> you really thought he had it all together. >> eleanor now? out of the chair. >> it was -- it was improvisation that you know, maybe only democrats could love. >> susan? >> i'd say the fiscal cliff fight because it's keeping the media pack on capitol hill completely entertained with dualing press conferences and back and forth negotiations. every single day. it's definitely a lot of kabuki theater right now and very little substance? >> clarence? >> i think you're right about that but my big theater of the year was watching president obama and chris christie there at hurricane sandy. it was -- pivotal political moment this year. most memorable scene and for a country looking for people who can work together across party lines it was a new symbol. >> and ruinous for whom? >> i don't think it's ruinous for christie at all. >> no, no. not christie. ruin the romney. >> oh for sure. >> romney was nowhere to be seen and he had been -- he had the big mo going in. best political theater u. n. ambassador susan rice spin
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
out the white male vote, the reason romney picked ryan, and the wild prelude to the clint eastwood performance. tonight right here on "hardball," the dark aroma of what lies now beneath the dirt so we can understand what it looks like to think and feel your way into an historic disaster. with me are jeff zeleny with "the new york times" and susan milligan who is contributing editor at "u.s. news & world report." you laugh. it's not funny. you both attended that harvard institute of policy forum. last week with top advisers from both the obama and romney campaigns. they just released, by the way, tonight, we have the audio recordings of that not filmed event. we have a real autopsy of what went on behind the scenes during the primaries, the conventions, and the general election on the romney side. let's start with the republican race for the nomination. romney's campaign manager matt rhoades was asked whether his candidate had gone too far to the right on immigration when challenged by texas governor rick perry and whether he had any regret about that. rhoades brings up the romney attacks on pe
MSNBC
Dec 20, 2012 12:00am PST
government intervention. and the invisible man sitting next to clint eastwood wins time's person of the year. >> what do you mean shut up? >> tonight presidential historian douglas brinkley on barack obama, abraham lincoln, and spider-man. good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. the president gave all americans a lot to work with today and a lot to think about in the coming weeks. president obama recognizes the mood of the country. there is a real sense of urgency to pass common sense safety laws in the wake of the newtown shooting massacre. the president knows this is going to be a heavy lift. >> that's why i've asked the vice president to lead an effort that includes members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proposals no later than january, proposals that i then intend to push without delay. this is not some washington commission. this is not something where folks are going to be studying the issue for six months and publishing a report that gets read and then pushed aside. >> one of the reasons the president is asking for actio
FOX News
Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm PST
on. >> bob: i happen to like clint eastwood. and he's a violent -- >> eric: i'm asking you what is the point? >> greg: this is a good point. there was violence in clint eastwood movies but no denying good or eel. he was killing criminals or seeking justice. >> dana: the recent one with him, the older guy, car. >> "gran tarino." with help i can get there. >> bob: what is the tribe that lives next door to him? >> dana: tribe? >> greg: i'm not going to answer that. >> dana: that feels like a trap. >> kimberly: don't answer it. step back from the trap. >> dana: all right. bob is going to tell us in the break. when we come right back, some parents in montana think christmas carols are a new form of bullying. greg is going to explain that one next. ♪ ♪ "special report" starts at 6:00 eastern. now back to new york and "the five." ♪ ♪ >> greg: they know i hate these songs. they are hoping i leave. some parents in montana want to ban christmas songs saying it's bullying. it spells danger to children's self-esteem. they are threatening the sue. they wrote bullying is a hot topic and
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 2:00pm PST
stu stevens spoke about one of the campaign ace biggest face plants, the clint eastwood conversation with an empty chair. eastwood had spoken enthusiastically at a number of gop fund-raisers and so sharifer asked him to do the same thing he had done before successfully at the convention without much success ultimately we now know. let's look at this one. >> i said, you know, are you going to do what we talked about, are you going to talk about what we talked about at these fund raidsers? and he looked at me and said yep. >> make my day? >> it's clint eastwood. you argue with him. >> well, that's not really useful putting together a platform for the president. the night he's accepting the nomination in tampa was not a great convention because of a couple things. one of them being the distraction of eastwood's performance. i liked it as show business. it was out of place obviously, but what do you think of the work they did in terms of prepping that thing? did they do it wrong? or was it all eastwood's number? >> that clearly should not have been in prime time. >> right before the pres
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
, though, has clint eastwood at the rnc, there he is, talking to the chair. >> we're going to look back on the conventions, and all we're going to remember is clint oozewood in the chair. this was during a very strong period for the president. the speech he gave himself at the president was not the longest ever, but a very good week, president clinton gave a great speech that rallied the crowd, as did first lady michelle obama for romney, that was a tough week, with clint eastwood and the chair, and that dominated the headlines. so it looked like the president had -- that was because, of course, before he ran into some turbulence. >> talk about that debate. those on the left were very surprised, those on the right also. >> absolutely. this was a key moment in the campaign where it lookedly maybe romney would be able to come back. obama's campaign team always thought this moment was exaggerated. the president's team always thought that was overblown, but certainly this was a big moment in the campaign. the president felt very down afterwards as glen and jonathan martin report in the
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
was clint eastwood. so the message that got out was not -- >> that was a hail mary, that clint eastwood. it could have been worked but didn't. >> some of the people close to romney were upset by that. talking about the dynamics of the race, the dynamics were of the ground work of obama. >> let's talk about the groundwork. my friend came to me after the election saying we won't believe what we did. she talked about how they have a systemic basis and she's a grown up person my age. she said i would meet one person, they'd meet another. we'd have seven contacts with every voter. even if you had seven contacts with every voter, they could get that person to vote. they made a contact that would convince them they're doing something that would have an effect. not just trying. and it worked. i mean, in every single part of the united states where they needed to win like florida, they did this. romney had none of this. >> the obama campaign had an extraordinary ground game. they decided to do something unprecedented in presidential politics. voter contact you're talking about. they had
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
three. mike's dobro was the cover of mr. aldridge's first album. >> mike was the clint eastwood of acoustic music. he was quiet, seemed shy on the mic, but when he played, it just -- the notes and things would just give you a little chill. >> reporter: birchmere's owner toured with aldridge. his band, the seldom seen, played here every thursday night to a sold-out crowd for 20 years. but aldridge would continue for the next 20, despite changes in the lineup. he even played at a tribute show just this year. but saturday, aldridge lost his long battle with cancer. >> it's always a shock when -- and especially when you lose a legend and a friend and, you know, somebody in the business he'll always -- he'll be the the king, the man. >> reporter: the man, the legend, the instrument with his quick moving picks and silent charm. mike aldridge would leave his mark in the world of music and beyond. ko im9 news. >> he is survived by his wife elsie and two daughters. he recently recorded an album which is expected to come out next year. he was 84. >>> coming up, gusty winds overnight are the
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am EST
: our next category, worst moments of the campaign year. clint eastwood's empty chair number, mitt romney's disastrous overseas trip to london, suggesting that the brits weren't up to hosting the olympics. next, it was the uproar when the white house went to war with the catholic bishops by insisting religious organizations cover employees for contraception and barack obama's frozen performance in the first debate? >> i'm going with london. i was there at the time and it was not only the worst moment for mitt romney but the best moment for boris johnson, the mayor of london, when he came out with that fantastic line, "i hear there's some guy named mitt romney." >> i think it was the olympics, too, because it knocked 10 or 12 days out of his campaign, no one in his campaign wanted to go and he went for a show horse. >> he didn't watch the show horse. >> that would have killed his campaign early. if he had gone for greco-roman wrestling. >> why did the show horse hurt? >> it's a high-end, rich people sport. chris: and he had a horse in the race. >> i think that foreign trip was prett
Comedy Central
Dec 10, 2012 6:55pm PST
. you're 81 clint eastwood. the only thing you should direct is your nurse for another spoon of apple sauce. now a song. ♪ the oscar. >> daniel: i'm sure the academy will make the right decision. like when they picked anne hathaway and james franco. keep up with my blog, follow me on twitter and come see me on tour. for the holidays head to tosh.comedycentral.com. we have shirts and hoodies and other stuff made of cotton. unfortunately the fascist lawyers wouldn't let me sell the vibrating nipple head that. would have changed lives. finally before we go i'm sick of you asking me to show puke videos much we will be gone until 2012. to shut you up until then i thought i would put one last bad taste in your mouth. (puking sounds) >> oh my god (puking) >> oh my god (puking) >> daniel: good night. maybe i will see you next year. ♪ captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) ♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: welcome to the report. good to have you with us. >> stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! >> stephen: thank you very much,
CNBC
Dec 29, 2012 6:00am EST
them how it's different than any other tequila. >> dejoria also got some help from friends like clint eastwood, who featured patrón frequently in his movie "in the line of fire." soon, customers were lining up to try the new premium tequila. the growth has been as steady and remarkable as john paul mitchell systems. today, patrón sells tequila and other spirits and had revenues of more than $540 million in 2011. >> when i started john paul mitchell systems with my partner, we went door to door... >> meanwhile, dejoria has thrown his energy and fortune into giving back. >> when in our hearts we know there's hope we keep going at it, then we get some good results. >> he's begun with funding organizations like chrysalis, which helps the homeless get their lives together and find jobs. it's no coincidence that it takes john paul back to his own beginnings and struggles and to those 99-cent specials. far from sidewalks, he started the appalachian program, where people from one of the country's most disadvantaged regions are taught to grow their own food. so far, it's reached more than 75
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:30am EST
three. >> reporter: it was the cover of mr. aldridge's first album. >> mike was the clint eastwood of music, he was quiet, seemed shy but when he played, it just, the notes and things would just give you a little chill. >> reporter: the owners toured with aldridge. his band played here every thursday night to a soldout crowd for 20 years. it would continue for the next 20 despite changes in the lineup. he even played at a tribute show just this year. but saturday aldridge lost his long battle with cancer. >> it is always a shock, especially when you lose a legend and a friend. you know somebody in the business. he will be the king, the man. >> the man the legend, the instrument with his quick moving pick and silent charm. mike aldridge would leave his mark in the world of music, and beyond. >>> mike aldridge is survived by his wife elise and his two daughters. he recently recorded an album which is expected to come out next year. >>> the kardashians are getting a few more headlines before the year is out. at a concert last night rapper kanye west announced kim kardashian is pregnant.
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm PST
somebody else. and they pull it off with complete aplumb. they're good at it. >> rose: clint eastwood is a hero of yours but not because of his acting, per se, but because he's a filmmaker. because he gets the business side. > side. >> if you're talking about him in the dollar movies that's about as good as it gets, as far as a cool, iconic here. having said that, though, what you're referring to is early on, i realized i really admired-- even before i made moviees, clint eastwood's relationship with warner brothers, want fact that he didn't go around and do movies with the other studios. he kind of set up shop at warner brothers. if he wanted to do something chancy, he'd do of do it for a lower budget, and they let him do it. he could do what he wanted to do. if he wanted to do one of the "dirty harry" sequels . >> rose: one for you, one for me. >> exactly. the whole idea of creating a family at one studio that you can grow and as long as things don't cost too much you could be able to expand, that really hit me. that's the way to keep your integrity over a long haul. and i'm-- i'm luck
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 8:00am PST
from texts from hillary to clint eastwood's chair. these were just some of the many moments in 2012 in which politics went viral. joining us now for a look back is politico's patrick gavin. one day left in 2012. let's look back and talk about the binders full of women. seemingly trivial moment that may have impacted the election in a big way. >> yeah. you know, i really think that's how twitter has changed politics. you know, i think that a lot of campaigns might think that a comment like that, you would hope, that perhaps somebody was going to get a beer from the frig and might have missed it, but what twitter does is captures these moments that could maybe otherwise get overlooked and focuses the nation's attention. that was the case with the binders full of women comment. romney was not able to live that one down, especially on-line. >> take a lisp. i want to play this one for you. >> i'm sorry, jim. i am going to stop the subsidy to pbs. >> big bird here, patrick, may have never been so famous. did the big bird situation really hit home some. >> it did in the sense that it sort
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 1:00pm PST
clint eastwood yelling at the chair moment is sort of symbolic of the entire gop, and the gop is clint eastwood and they're yelling at or disagreeing with an imagined obama who does not actually exist. if they critique the real obama, they might have had a better chance of wooing those independents who are disaffected republicans but when they're doing this extreme thing that rush limbaugh is actually beginning the thought process -- he's the thought leader, it's never going to actually work out for you. that is not realistic. they're living in the alternate reality when even megan kelly has to say, is that real or are these just things you tell yourself as a republican to make yourself feel better? >> jimmy, to that point, math, i feel like the big triumph of math. who knew math would be one of the big stories of 2012? >> in the building behind us they count -- at least sometimes they count votes, sometimes they don't. the great irony is when it comes to elections, you have to count for the number of people that vote for you and the number of people that vote against you. i don'
FOX
Dec 18, 2012 4:25am EST
of their latest adventures. also taking the field, this dvd list, clint eastwood, amy adams and justin timberlake about a veteran baseball scout fighting to stay in the game. >> tell us your fantasy. we'll give you the memory. >> reporter: with the gag reel and the behind the scenes feature is, the remake of total recall makes its action-packed entrance. >> what did you do to me, man? >> reporter: by friday december, 21st, premium rush about a bike messenger who finds himself in danger after he accepts a mysterious package n new york, ashley dvorkin, fox news. news. >>> plenty of weather,
Current
Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
. when we talked about what happened with clint eastwood, stuart says personally, die think it was a big deal. he goes up to clint eastwood beforehand saying you're going to be talking about the same little speech you gave at two fund-raisers, aren't you? and eastwood -- he looked at him and just said yep and then he goes out and does the empty chair thing. but while that dominated the news of the night and it was part of the their at this of that convention, they didn't think it was determinative. >> bill: they're still in denial. >> the other thing that was interesting is on the selection of paul ryan. so the democrats this we kind of knew. actually, i know from another forum that david axelrod was at the university of chicago institute of politics. he talked about how he thought all along it would be either rob portman or -- i'm blanking now. who is the other -- pawlenty or portman. >> poor tim pawlenty. >> that's what axelrod thought. when they were talking at the harvard conference, why did he pick him and a lot of it was the personal chemistry. matt rhodes said when he would ta
WHUT
Dec 7, 2012 3:00am EST
some el the of being respectful of the c.i.a. >> both, i guess i like those clint eastwood movies where the guy comes into town and you don't know where he's from and you lean into him. to me there's something the story's specific there's a ton of information but hopefully there's something universal about the character as well. and so kind of a little bit of mystery goes a long way. >> she's only defined by her actions. i think there's something very significant about that and kind of extraordinary about a character that reveals himself that way. >> rose: you've identified with her? >> that's a difficult question because -- >> rose: you're a pioneer filmmaker. >> thank you. >> rose: because of talent and gender. >> i admire that character i admire her taught -- tenacity. as a man or woman we can certainly aspire to those qualities. >> rose: you're the wrong person to ask. what's the answer to my question. >> so kick me under the table. i can tell you charlie that she, knowing her as well as i do, it was the story, it wouldn't have mattered to her one bit if it was a man. the stor
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 2:00am EST
filmed there now. he took advantage including the right winger himself, clint eastwood. "gran tarino" was there. >> kimberly: he's a great american. >> greg: he is hypocritical when he does this. >> dana: he doesn't make movie about capitalism, a love story and then go after the corporate welfare to help the movie studio. >> eric: he did a great -- >> dana: super size him. >> kimberly: he is. >> greg: he shacks the workers and he lives in a mansion and scans the government. he's qualified to be detroit's mayor. are you sure he wasn't campaigning out there? >> dana: they have figured out a way, think of something to bring some industry in here and movie studios. good target. they look for places to film outside of california. why? so expensive. >> dana: take a turn. >> eric: detroit city council woman join watson. >> he went to washington, d.c. he came back home. that is what you do. that's what you do. our people in an overwhelmingly support re-election. >> eric: we voted for obama. quid pro quo. can you talk to me about that comment? >> kimberly: the problem is they are suffering. w
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